Joel Alperson

If Rabbis Are Allowed To Intermarry, Get Ready for the Non-Jewish Rabbi

As the Reform movement reconsiders its prohibition on intermarried rabbis, one writer imagines what Jewish policy could be next on the chopping block.

Abusing Tikkun Olam

Tikkun olam is almost always used in support of left-of-center positions. The false implication is that Judaism or even God backs a partisan agenda, Joel Alperson writes.